Episode 80: "The Murder of Fred Hampton" (part 2)

published 11 years ago by The BMA

The conclusion of this documentary (1971) highlights the beliefs, work, and murder of Fred Hampton, leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also documents his activities in organizing the Chapter, his public speeches, and the programs he founded for children during the last eighteen months of his life.

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